This is a relatively easy block if you’ve done appliqué before.
How to make Dear Jane block C09
Where to get the Jane A. Stickle Quilt patterns
Susan Gatewood’s paper foundation . All patterns are free though Susan says “I only ask that you consider making a donation to the Bennington Museum, in Bennington, Vermont. And if you do, it would make me tremendously happy if you would tell them that you have received help from me.” I totally recommend Susan’s patterns as they are very easy to use.
How to do foundation paper piecing
Dear Jane progress
See all blocks I’ve done together in a larger size.
Learn how to make 48 half square triangles (HST) at once
This is a very easy technique that produces 48 accurate HST. Learn in 3 minutes:
3 1/2 inch square.
With this technique you can easily make half square triangles in any size.
2 fabric rectangles 16 inch x 24 inch each in contrasting colours.
To make this mini quilt you need 36 HST.
This shows you the potential of this patchwork technique.
If you’ve never done English paper piecing or EPP this is an easy project to start with.
For this I printed a few sheets of 1 inch hexagons (pdf), but if you prefer to start with larger pieces, you can use up 1 1/2 inch or 2 inch hexagons. You’ll find those two sizes on the pdf download as well.
This mini quilt is 29 inches wide.
How to make English paper piecing (EPP) hexagons
This is a beginner’s project.
You can see that the quilt starts with a hexies flower and then hexagons are added in rows.
This is it.